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Newell Snow Booth, American bishop. Member National Geography Society, National Council Churches of Christ in United States of America, International African Institute, Methodist World Council, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chi Sigma.

Background

Booth, Newell Snow was born on June 14, 1903 in Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Edwin and Elisabeth Mary (Snow) Booth.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 1924, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1927, School of Theology and Ministry, 1930, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Hartford Seminary Foundation, 1936. S.T.D. (honorary), Dickinson College, 1964.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1926. Pastor in Bryantville, W. Duxbury, New Bedford and Freetown, Massachusetts, 1926-1930. Missionary to Congo, 1930-1943, 44-64.

Head Africa department Hartford Seminary Foundation, 1943-1944. Bishop assigned to Africa, 1944-1964. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, 1964-1968.

Trustee Lycoming College. Trustee Dickinson College, bd directors Wesley Theological Seminary.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Serving God in the Sunday School, 1934. The Cross Over Africa, 1944. Africa South of the Sahara, 1958.

      Also numerous articles.

Membership

Member National Geography Society, National Council Churches of Christ in United States of America, International African Institute, Methodist World Council, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chi Sigma.

Connections

Married Esma Rideout, December 28, 1925. Children: Newell Snow, Esma-Marie.

father:
Charles Edwin Booth

mother:
Elisabeth Mary (Snow) Booth

spouse:
Esma Rideout

children:
Newell Snow Booth

Esma-Marie Booth